1Charles Lemoyne, Baron de Longueuil, was Governor of Canada from February to July, 1752.

2Cambridge, Massachusetts.

3Spencer Phips was Acting Governor of Massachusetts in 1749-1753.

4The Governor of Canada.

5Now Charlestown, New Hampshire.


7Fort Massachusetts was near the site of the present town of Adams, Massachusetts.

8Robert Sanders was Mayor of Albany in 1750-1754.

9Skaneateles, N. Y.

10Old Saratoga now Schuylerville.

11John Henry Lydius, who had built Fort Lydius to protect his settlement at the Falls of the Hudson. This fort was destroyed by the French and Indians in 1745 and ten years later the historic Fort Edward was erected on the same site.

12Hudson River

13Lake George.

14Lake Champlain.

15Isle La Motte.

16I.e. north of.

17That part of the Richelieu or Sorel River above the Falls was at this time known as the Chambly River.

18Fort Saint John was at the head of the falls of the Richelieu River.

19Chebucto, now Halifax, Nova Scotia.


21Now Halifax, Nova Scotia.

22Louis, duc de Bourgogne, born September 13, 1751, eldest son of the Dauphin, eldest grandson of Louis XV., and heir to the throne. Louis XVI. was his younger brother.

23In Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York, Vol. X, pp. 252-254, is a copy of what purports to be minutes of conference of Stevens with the St. Francis Indians held this day - July 5, 1752 - in the presence of the Baron de Longueuil. For some of the captives named below, see C. Alice Baker, True Stories of New England Captives, pp. 335-348.

24John Stark, the hero of the Battle of Bennington (August 16, 1777).

25La Prairie.

26Lake George.

27Hinsdels Fort was near the west bank of the Connecticut River, a little above what is now the northern boundary of Massachusetts. A few miles N. by E. of it was Fort Dummer.


29By the Act of Parliament here referred to eleven days were omitted in the record of time so that the day after September 2, 1752, was recorded as September 14, 1752.

30There is a note in the margin as follows: Joseph Woods moved out of the fort this week.

Source: Travels in the American Colonies

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